Hilton CUP S NO368165 1 362 105m SOF

    Hiltoun of Pitb<lado> 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
    Hiltoun 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    Hiltoun 1656 Retours (Fife) no. 860 [Robert Barclay of Collairnie (Cullerny) DBG, the lands of Pitbladdo (Pitblado), Hilton and *Boghall (Boughall)]
    Hilltown 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Hilton 1827 Ainslie/East Fife
    Hilton 1828 SGF
    Hilton 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn
    Hilton Mains 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [NO374166]

Sc hill + Sc toun

‘Farm on a hill, farm created to exploit upland grazing’. As is clear from Blaeu (Pont) East Fife, it was a division of Pitbladdo CUP. For a further subdivision of Hilton called Hiltonhill, see Cairney Lodge CUP, above.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4